Lionesses line-up Portugal World Cup send-off

9/6/23 Above: Chloe Kelly will be hoping to have more to celebrate for England in their friendly against Portugal – their final game at home before travelling to the World Cup. England’s final fixture on home soil before the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be a send-off match against Portugal on Saturday 1st JulyContinue reading “Lionesses line-up Portugal World Cup send-off”

National Para Championships head to Perth

7/6/23 Above: Action from a previous National Para Football Championships – Perth will host the event later this year. Photo supplied to Impetus by: Football Australia. Australia’s best para footballers are headed to Perth this October with the west coast city set to host the 2023 National Para Football Championships for the first time.  RunningContinue reading “National Para Championships head to Perth”

Penclawdd take West Wales Womens’ & Girls’ League Cup Final glory

Above: Penclawdd with the West Wales Womens and Girls’ League Cup. Photo: Perry Dobbins. Penclawdd 4-2 Johnstown Report and photo gallery from Perry Dobbins (18/5/22) This match was one of four matches played at the Old Road Welfare Ground, Briton Ferry which included the under 14’s, under 15’s, and under 16’s league cup finals. InContinue reading “Penclawdd take West Wales Womens’ & Girls’ League Cup Final glory”

Birmingham City v Bristol City Photo Gallery

Suvadeep Biswas was at St. Andrews for Impetus to capture all the action as the top two sides in this season’s Championship faced off in the final game of the season (1/5/23). Above: Shania Hayles fires in a shot for Bristol City yesterday. Photo: Suvadeep Biswas for Impetus. Birmingham City 2-0 Bristol City Birmingham CityContinue reading “Birmingham City v Bristol City Photo Gallery”

Beall and Torcaso: It’s an unbelievable achievement but we’re ready for Sydney

Ahead of Sunday’s A-League Women Grand Final, Western United‘s Hillary Beall and head coach Mark Torcaso spoke to the media about their team’s incredible achievements across their inaugural season and their preparations for the big game – Ben Gilby reports (28/4/23). Above: Western United goalkeeper Hillary Beall speaking to the media today. Image: Western United.Continue reading “Beall and Torcaso: It’s an unbelievable achievement but we’re ready for Sydney”

Sam Kerr: We want to inspire a nation

Ben Gilby was in today’s Australia media conference with captain Sam Kerr and head coach Tony Gustavsson. The Matildas’ all-time record scorer highlighted the fact that the best possible legacy from their home World Cup would be increased funding to match the sport’s status as the one with the biggest participation rate in the countryContinue reading “Sam Kerr: We want to inspire a nation”

Hayley Raso: “I’m sharp, firing, and ready to go”

Ben Gilby was in The Matildas’ media conference with Hayley Raso today and heard the winger emphasise that whilst she isn’t getting the minutes she’d like at Manchester City, she is more than ready to perform for her country against Scotland and England (5/4/23). Above: Hayley Raso in action for Australia against South Africa inContinue reading “Hayley Raso: “I’m sharp, firing, and ready to go””

Pride’s unbeaten run ends

Sandiacre Town 5-3 Pride Park by ‘Doug Outt’ (5/4/23) Above: Pride Park’s Steph Eadon, who returned to outfield duties after a heroic spell in goal during recent weeks. Photo: Shaun Hardwick. Pride welcomed back Jade Howell (although distinctly under the weather) in goal after a two-game absence, and it was good to see Steph EadonContinue reading “Pride’s unbeaten run ends”

A-League Women Weekly Awards

For the final time this season, the Impetus team of writers and photographers covering the A-League Women select their player, coach, and event of the week. This week’s votes will be tallied up with all of the others this season, and we’ll be announcing the player and coach who has received the most weekly votesContinue reading “A-League Women Weekly Awards”

Scottish Weekend Review

from Tom Freeman (27/3/23) Above: FC Edinburgh’s Emma Mitchell completes her side’s comeback from 2-0 down against Westdyke with her penalty to level the scores. Photo: Ger Harley/Sportpix. SWF Championship Ayr United beat Renfrew Ladies 2-1 and Inverness Caledonian Thistle beat Morton away. Despite a second-half surge from the home team, with the game finishedContinue reading “Scottish Weekend Review”